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    Yesterday, 11:07 AM
    Agree 100% on the cymbals, but on the drums themselves I have to say butt end is just one of the many colors on our palette. One need not be...
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    08-16-2017, 10:47 AM
    Did that frequently back in the '60s & '70s for that monster back beat on the snare.
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    08-07-2017, 04:51 PM
    It's gonna have to be a compromise. There's no way to fit three toms up without the ride moving right or at least up over the 12" and the 8" near the...
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    07-31-2017, 04:15 PM
    noreastbob replied to a thread Maple or poplar in Drummers Q&A
    My point is that you can definitely get a sound from a modern well made drum of hard wood (yes, with modern 45 degree bearing edges) that you cannot...
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    07-30-2017, 08:09 AM
    noreastbob replied to a thread Maple or poplar in Drummers Q&A
    When guys say "The type of wood has nothing to do with the sound of a drum", and "Any drum sounds good with the right heads and tuning", I can't help...
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    07-29-2017, 05:43 PM
    Learning, and playing odd or compound time signatures is, like everything else, simply a matter of practice and establishing a comfort level. My...
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    07-29-2017, 05:28 PM
    There is more than one way to be a "good" drummer. There are many drummers that sound great with their bands without being a master technician. There...
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    07-29-2017, 05:09 PM
    noreastbob replied to a thread Maple or poplar in Drummers Q&A
    Many among us like the sound of the softer wood species built drums. They sound more like the "vintage" sound of the 60s and 70s, whereas the harder...
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    07-29-2017, 04:50 PM
    noreastbob replied to a thread Re-Curved TV's in Drummers Q&A
    I definitely want a 4K TV with HDR, but not a curved one. To me they were reaching a little too far, trying a little too hard, to come up with a...
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About noreastbob

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May 12, 1951 (66)
About noreastbob
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I've played drums for 45 yrs. Playing for Natalie Cole was my best known gig. Getting back into it
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Richmond, NH
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Playing jazz/fusion to the best of my abilities. Riding sportbikes (R1) track days, mountain roads.
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Process Engineer, Plastic Injection Molding

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